Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 186. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


1 copy of Aḥlāq-i Muḥsinī by Kāshifī, Ḥusayn Vāʻiẓ, d. 1504 or 5

Front flyleaf, recto, stamp, the name filled in in ink: Presented to the ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY by Major Genl. Bagnold. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Hadrat-i padshah 'ala 'l-itlaq, 'azzat kalimatuhu
Language(s): Persian.


Rieu, ii, pp.443-4.
Ethe, No 2188.
Entered in Donations Register for March 7 1857.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 194 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 8.75 × 7.25 in.


13 lines on a page


Red leather binding with painted ruled borders.


Origin: Bhuj. Dhu 'l-Hijjah A.H. 1247 (May 1832).

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Major General Bagnold.


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